This is one doozy of a pick-up and an all-around fantastic scene from The Manchurian Candidate (1962).
It’s probably the most bizarre introduction I’ve seen on screen. But how could it not be? Really, how else is a gal gonna get the attention of a guy with a touch of Delirium Tremens aside from kind of hypnotizing him?
One bit of trivia: Rosie's number, ELdorado 5-9970, was once a telephone company test number that would give a busy signal when dialed. Remember busy signals?